AIIMS values the commitment of its students and faculties who have made AIIMS a front-runner research institute in the country. It has signed MOU’s for research collaborations with IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur.
New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, (AIIMS New Delhi) director Professor Randeep Guleria has recently highlighted the importance of research in the medical arena and importance of AIIMS like institutions in the field.
Launching a new initiative namely the inaugural annual research day at an event, he said, “the aim of this event is to connect students and residents, scientists with faculty to learn and pursue further interdisciplinary and transnational collaboration in areas of mutual interest.”
“AIIMS values the commitment of its students and faculties who have made AIIMS a front-runner research institute in the country. It has signed MOU’s for research collaborations with IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur,” he said.
The premium institute had earlier entered into a strategic partnership with University College London (UCL) to expand medical research while increasing the number of academic opportunities and staff as well as student exchange programmes.
The Medical Dialogues team reported that AIIMS and UCL got into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) wherein a formal Letter of Intent has been signed between UCL’s President and Provost, Professor Michael Arthur and Director, AIIMS New Delhi, Professor Randeep Guleria on February 22nd.
Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of AIIMS stated that they will be conducting the research-based study, focusing on environment and its effect on Indians, for which the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi has also been roped in.
“We are delighted to have signed a ‘Letter of Intent’ with AIIMS, agreeing to explore further how we might build on our strong relationship. Our existing collaborative activities span a range of areas in health and engineering, developed over a number of years,” said UCL President and Provost, Professor Michael Arthur.